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Brewed by Thwaites
Style: Premium Bitter/ESB
Blackburn, England
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
Brewed to mark the 200th anniversary of the founding of Thwaites in 1807.
Ingredients: Water, malt, English Golding and Fuggles hops with the late addition of Bramling Cross.
"This refreshing amber coloured premium ale is well balanced with a malty character."


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 16, 2009
Bottle 50cl.
Clear medium amber yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, caramel, light hoppy, orange. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average duration. Body is medium to light, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090123]

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden orange with a small off-white head. Sweet malty and slight floral hoppy aroma. Mild floral hoppy note, light spiced hops note with a mild bitterness. Mild sweetness into the far finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29208) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 20, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and elderberries. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and spicy hops, leading to a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2009
Bottle 50 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Clear golden with a rough, off-white head. Fat, unclean fruit aroma. Quite full-bodied with sweet fruits and citrus. Finishes dry. 200409

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2009
Bottle at yespr. Clear golden coloured with a small off white head. Fruity aroma of malts, caramel, tea and hops. Swet and malty flavour of caramel, hops and tea. Dry hoppy finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2011
Bottled@Black & Brown Inn, Stockholm. Amber colour, small head. Aroma is fruity, floral and quite nicely balanced. Flavour is crystal malts, some floral and fruity hoppyness. Wellbalanced and rather refreshing ESB.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (19308) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 29, 2010
Bottled at Black & Brown Inn, Stockholm. Clear pale amber, minimal head. Fruity nose. Sweet with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Some syrup, caramel and cardboard. Vague fruity bitterness. Dull.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 4, 2011
20th August 2007
Warning! Early amateur rating! Strong malts with a crisp palate. A trace of vanilla and then some noticeable caramel in the malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2010
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is golden. Aroma and taste are malt, hops, sugar, caramel and fruits.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (12352) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2012
Pleasing orangey-amber colour. The aroma is spicy, marmaladey, with a warming fresh bread character. Medium body, toasty malts with a hint of biscuit. The hops are gentle, well-integrated and the marmaladey Bramling Cross note is a breath of fresh English air. Tasty stuff.


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